Researchers Find Doubts About COVID-19 Vaccine Among People Of Color

A health worker injects a woman during clinical trials for a COVID-19 vaccine last month in Hollywood, Fla. Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg via Getty Images A health worker injects a woman during clinical trials for a …

Immune Support Without Vitamin C

Are you looking for immune support without vitamin C, or in addition to vitamin C? Start with these seven nutritional supplements from Garden of Life, Pure Encapsulations, Vital Nutrients, Enviromedica, Integrative Therapeutics, Nutri-Dyn, and Thorne Research. Elderberry Immune Gummy – Garden of Life Garden of …

CDC Reduces Consecutive Minutes Of COVID-19 Exposure Needed To Be A ‘Close Contact’

In Nashville, Tenn., a sign reminds visitors to wear masks at Belmont University, which is preparing to host Thursday’s presidential debate. Federal health officials say a new study highlights the need for masks. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption toggle caption Patrick Semansky/AP In Nashville, Tenn., a …

FDA-Approved Drug for Cirrhosis Can Also Treat Dementia

A common liver treatment is proving itself an effective tool in the fight against dementia. New research from University of York in collaboration with University of Sheffield is indicating that a common liver treatment for cirrhosis may double as an effective treatment in slowing the …

How to drink more mindfully

Nowadays we’re taking ownership of when we want to enjoy alcohol, and when we’d rather keep a clear head Image: iStock As seems to be customary these days, we tend to start with an extreme, and settle into something far more achievable and balanced. Taking …

The rise of orthosomnia

Sleep trackers are causing an unhealthy preoccupation with achieving the perfect night’s rest. Dr Alanna Hare explains the risks of striving for sleep utopia Image: iStock The term orthosomnia was coined in a research paper in 2017, and I’m definitely seeing patients presenting with it. …

What does red yeast rice do?

A popular ingredient in Chinese medicine, red yeast rice is believed to have cholesterol-lowering, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer effects Image: iStock What is red yeast rice? An ingredient used in Asian cooking and traditional Chinese medicine, red yeast rice is a type of fermented rice, which …

Is virtual fitness here to stay?

Virtual fitness platforms promise the benefits of group exercise in the comfort of your own home. But do they live up to the hype? Image: iStock It’s a clear, sunny day, but rather than hitting the park for a run, I’m pounding a treadmill in …

Pear of Lyre’s mocktail

Image: Shutterstock There’s nothing wrong with the occasional tipple or two, but taking a break from alcohol can have meaningful benefits for your health. Expert believe that going booze-free for a month can reduce your blood sugar levels, lower blood pressure and improve your concentration, …

Cholesterol: do you know your number yet?

Six in 10 of us have raised cholesterol, but it’s often symptom-free. Here’s how to keep it in check, according to expert Dr Dermot Neely Image: iStock There’s no doubt that when it comes to our cholesterol levels, as a nation we could do better. …